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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - November 1, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana He review new series vol. It. Williamsport Warren county Indiana thursday november 1, 191 number 2death s Harvest in Warren reaper makes visit and four Are respecter of person or age. I the infant child of or. And mrs. Clarence butt living on the James b. Bowlus farm on the barrens was in bed tuesday morn big when the parents arose. It was about six weeks old and had been afflicted with bronchial and other troubles almost since birth. A Short funeral service was held wednesday afternoon conducted by Rev. John e. Mccloud and the Little body Laid to rest in Highland cemetery. Life october 26,1917, at his Home in Kramer. The funeral services were held at the Rainsville Church conducted by Rev. J. S. Goodwin of Pine Village. Interment was made in the Beautiful Rainsville cemetery. Card of thanks a we wish to thank our Many friends and neighbors for their kindness and sympathy during our sad bereavement Over the loss of dear husband and father. Mrs. Fred Allenduff and from our Soldier boy death near Green Hill mrs. Mary Bess wife of Adam Bess residing in Northeast Warren died sunday morning oct. 28, at the family Home from pneumonia. Funeral services were held at the German lutheran Church East of Green Hill in Tippecanoe county. Rev. Derhammer the pastor officiating. Interment was made in the Downs cemetery. Deceased was 68 years and the Mother of six children. She was bom in Germany in 1849 and came to this country in 1874 with her husband and has resided around Green Hill since. By hard work and careful management they had a cum. Mutated considerable wealth and were highly respected citizens of that Community. Visit Camp Taylor we. C. Odle and wife mrs. J. A. Brooks and daughter Bess mrs. Ora Goodwine and two daughters Buryl and Lucile and Carl Myers drove to Camp Taylor last Friday to see the boys who Are in Camp there. They saw All the boys from this county except Joe Lewis who was in town at the time. They report the boys As doing Fine and that All Are in Good spirits and enjoying Camp life. Nearly All have gained greatly in weight and general health. John Cain Felix Tate and John Simmerman will be sent this week to Camp Shelby at Hattiesburg. The visiting party returned monday. They were accompanied Home by miss Grace Grames who went by rail Friday with William Flint and son. They were All Well pleased with the conditions at the Camp and Felt greatly received As to the future lives of the boys do and Emmerson do and son of John and Mary do and was born at Farmers Institute in this county May 7, 1889 and died at his Home in mar afield Indiana oct. 25,1917. He was United in marriage to Mary Beedle in 1907, to which Union were born four children Cecil Dorothy Luther and Arthur who with the Mother Are left to mourn the loss of a Loving father and a kind and devoted husband. Besides the wife and children he leaves an aged father and the following Brothers quot Bernard and George of West Point and de of Washington South Dakota also one sister mrs. Betty Stover of Attica who with a Host of friends join with the family in this hour of bereavement. Emmerson was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge of Attica and although not affiliated with any Church was a firm believer in a supreme being a Loyal and Law abiding citizen a True Friend he will be greatly missed by All who knew him. The funeral services were held in the West Point methodist Church sunday oct. 28, at 2 o clock conducted by the Rev. John e. Mccloud. Interment was made in the West Point cemetery. From Paul Cox oct. 8th 1917 somewhere in France dear Mother a today is monday and it is pretty cold Over Here. I have not got much to do today and i will drop you a few lines to let you All know i am Well and still alive and doing Fine. You Tell Ernie to get me an . Receipt As i have found a Lodge i can attend if i had one. Send it in your next letter and i would like for truck were trying to buy Straw and it was certainly laughable to see them trying to make the French peasants understand. After Many unsuccessful attempts we found Straw which could be bought for 4 cents a bundle and loaded up our truck with it. On the Way Back to Camp we stopped in a Small French town where we had dinner. Six of us succeeded in eating 12 egg omelettes with bread and butter and Cantaloupe. Believe me it All tasted Good after the army rations some of the members to write to me. He a we get Oscar asked me How to find j a Box of chocolates came and Malinda itis impossible for Meto were in Fine condition. Thel stroll do so for it is a Long ways to go to of papers contained the draft list As her House but for him to get a map g of n. Y. City he can find it without any trouble. I am learning to speak French pretty Good now. I also can write French i sometimes have to watch h myself or i make a mistake and write a wrong word. You asked me if i see a Good time. Not very. It is pretty Tough on us j boys Over Here. I was worried Over Oscar and Ernie but i feel better shall try to write just thanksgiving without Turkey. Thanksgiving this year will be Turkey less. This is the Universal opinion of leading dealers who claim the Turkey will be quot too plutocratic quot for the average family. In its Stead they say Chicken will be substituted. Geese and ducks will also be of prohibitive Price it is said which will leave the Field practically to the common fowl. Turkeys Are expected to retail at 45 cents a Pound. Last year they Cost 40 cents. Chickens Are Selling at from 30 to 40 cents a Pound and it is expected this figure will prevail on the National Holiday. The Well known quot pumpkin pie quot and quot Cranberry sauce quot is predicted to be More of a luxury than Ever this year. The prices on these two commodities have been skyrocketing tor several Days. Frederick Allenduff was born in Fountain county april 13, 1849, but to Warren county while Young. He was the son of Henry and Margaret Allenduff. He was a member of the Baptist Church having joined this Church in 1871. He was married in 1871 to Mellisa Hetrick with whom he has travelled life s pathway and who mourns the loss of a Loving husband. To this Union were born be children five girls and four boy so eight of whom Are in tears at the loss of an indulgent and Loving father one having died in infancy. The surviving children Are William of Terre haute James and Squire and mrs. Emma Hosterman and mrs. Nellie seals of Kramer mrs. Lanora Fisher of Cincinnati Ohio mrs. Bertha Lewman Chicago 111., and mrs. Grace Hollandt of Montana. Hei so leaves a brother John Allen of Hoopeston 111., and three Sisters mrs. Jane Wibbens of Kankakee 111. Mrs. Henrietta Kelly of South Carolina and mrs. Mary Pem Berton of Oxford. Or. Allenduff was an industrious Man and a Lover of Home and family and will be sadly missed by All who knew him. He departed this to the voters of Williams port for the Benefit of those who do not know All the facts herein set Forth i take this method of informing that i am a candidate for the office of town clerk and treasurer and have been a resident of Williamsport All of my life. I strive hard for and obtained my education in our Public schools having graduated from High school. Shortly after receiving my diploma i married and have been forced to do labor of Many natures to earn an Honor Able livelihood. My past career has always been honorable and upright As i verily believe. It has been rumoured that i have turned from a Republican in politics to a Democrat but allow me to state that while i am not in any Way engaged in politics for Honor or Dishonour i am still a Republican but will be placed on the Independent ticket be cause of the fact that i believed at the time i made my announcement that the Republican die had already been engaged by an opponent. I am a Young Man merely asking a Chance to show the ability of one who has the inclination to push Forward in this old world even though handicapped by Many disadvantages. Please investigate these assertions and a quot lift quot at the polls on november 6 will be appreciated if you find me worthy. Yours very truly James Darling. I must get this finished As i have several More to i rite before evening. There Are lots of Large Camps about Here and i am going to try and see some of them dui ing the next few Days. I had a letter from Perry Clark he is now a lieut in the 333rd in i Fantry at Louisville by. A As often since i found out they do not have possible but Don t be alarmed if to go yet and Are still at Home. If letters Are irregular m coming. Anything happens to them and they go let me hear right away. Well Mother the Bugle is sounding and i will have to close. I am a Little nervous this morning but it will soon Wear off. Your Loving son Sarg t. Wesley p. Cox 29th Amer. Expend. Force Aerial so. France. As Ever pvt. 1st, Cecil e. Haup miss Shirley Fox quietly married or. Abbott Peterson of Evanston 111., the Lucky Man United in Danville. From Bill Shuey oct. 6th 1917 dear Merle a just a few lines to let you know that i am still on my feet. How Are you making quot it this Winter plenty of news for the paper i suppose. How Are athletics coming this Winter got a Basket Ball team i suppose. Who is playing say i still want you to Send the paper to me. If it costs any More to Send it Here i la Send you the difference As soon As i get your letter. Haven seen a paper till last night and that was one that was pretty old. This is sure a great life. Have any More of the Fellows been called to come yet what is the Outlook for peace Over there have my reasons but can t state them. Well. I la close hoping to hear from you soon and to get the paper. I remain your Friend Bill Battery e. 6th Reg. A. E. F. Via new York. Gave splendid talk the Odd Fellows meeting at the methodist Church sunday morning was fairly Well attended address by or. A. A. Spears a one of the Best talks heard Here in Many months. Representatives from the various Odd Fellows lodges of the county and a number of the Rebek aks were present. Or. Spears is an eloquent speaker and made a Strong talk along fraternal lines and mixed in just enough humor to give it spice. From Here he went to Veedersburg where he delivered an address for the Lodge at that place. From Cecil Haupt somewhere in France sept. 30,1917 dear folks a i have been on the move so much lately that there has t been much time for writing. I finished up my work at one Camp on last Friday came Down to headquarter from Dick Brooks Camp Taylor by. Oct. 22-1917 dear bro. And All. How Are All of you i am All o. K. And getting along Fine. Am feeling Fine now was sick a Day or two with my Arm it was so sore from vaccination but is almost Well now. Have got to take one More shot in the Arm. Yet but Don t mind that for it Don t Hurt much. Dad and Bill were Here today came out yesterday afternoon. I could t go to town with them for i did t have my suit yet. So they went in and came out again today. We had a Good visit and i was sure glad to see them. I would have give $100,000,-000,000,000, to have gone Home with them tonight How much is that i did t count it. Anyhow it would have looked Small to me if they had told me i could go Home. It in t bad Here at All and a fellow ought to be ashamed to want to get away so bad. But it is worse on the boys who have always been at Home and then have to a tay away. But i just feel like in some Way that it is All for the Best and is god s will or we would t be Here. This is sunday night and Church is Over. Had a Good service lots of singing and a Good speaker. Cecil is sitting around Here some where writing i Don t see him just now. We walked Over a Good part of the Camp today. It takes quite a Little while to walk across it. We had ice Cream and cake twice today. The boys said they had All the Fried Chicken they could eat for dinner. They treat us pretty Good for army life. But there is no use for them to try to get me to like it if i did t have a thing to do but eat and sleep when i wanted have big Home coming the Home coming at the West Lebanon Christian Church was held at that place sunday according to schedule and from All reports it was a most enjoyable occasion. The morning address was Given by Rev. Jackman of Attica. Rev. Hotelling of state line who is the pastor at Antioch spoke in the afternoon and Rev. Clark of Ambia and Rev. Watkins of Crawfordsville each gave a Brief talk. P. T. Martin of this place delivered an excellent Sermon in the evening. Large crowds and Good interest marked each service representatives from tab Pence Ambia state line Attica pleasant View and Williamsport being present. At the noon hour a wonderful dinner was served by the ladies which judging from the Many favourable comments heard must have Given ample proof that those responsible were past masters in the Art of cookery. Special musical numbers were Given by a male Trio from Pence the West Lebanon choir a clarinet Solo by or. Zufall and a duet by members of the state line choir. On wednesday of last week oct. 24, 1917, occurred the marriage of miss Shirley Fox Only daughter of or. And mrs. Roy Fox of this place to or. Abbott Peterson of Evanston 111., the ceremony being performed at the residence of the officiating minister Rev. Meeker in Danville. They returned to Williamsport on the evening train and on thursday afternoon left for their future Home at Evanston where the Groom had a Home prepared. The marriage As a Surprise to parents and friends alike As no intimation of the sudden move had been made Public. The Bride is one of Williamsport s most popular Young ladies and will be greatly missed in musical circles. She is a pianist of no mean ability and ranks High As a performer on that instrument. She graduated from the local High school eight years ago. A charming personality and pleasant disposition were factors that made her acquaintances warm friends who join us heartily in a fishing her a life of happiness and Prosperity. The Groom while intimately known Here by Only a few is a very highly respected Young Man in his Home town. He has been employed by the Chicago and Northwestern by. For several yers past and holds a lucrative position with that company. They will make their Home in Evanston a suburb of Chicago. Important notice any one desiring to contribute to the fund for making Christmas packets for the soldiers will please do so at once As these packets must be sent before november 15th. Hand or mail your donations to mrs. R. A. Butler Williamsport Indiana. For the night and from there to a i to for i never will say quot like quot it. We have a pretty Good Bunch of officers. I had to help take care of the horses and this morning and about an hour this evening first time 1 have been new place on saturday morning. I won t be Here More Han a week and will probably move to another Camp at the end of that time. Our present detachment consists of Only a Small number of men and is encamped near what was once a flourishing French town. Quot at present very Little is left but wreckage. However j i Don t care just so it Don t there is a y. M. C. A., two pictures j next saturday and by dynamite Sanford Casey living one mile from Remington met with sudden deaths yesterday when a stick of dynamite he was carrying in his hand exploded blowing him to bits. There were no witnesses to the Accident and members of the family do not know just How the Accident occurred. Or. Casey left the House yesterday morning stating that he was going to the barn. A Short time later the members of the family heard a terrific explosion and quickly rushed to the barn Yard and to the Side of or. Casey. Death had been instantaneous. Although it has not been Learned what the dead Man intended doing with the dynamite it is presumed that the was going to remove some by substitution rational food conservation does not incan that we shall be any less Well nourished than heretofore. It is based primarily upon the fact that we can be just As Well if not better must be under 7 pounds Christmas presents and other gifts from Home for american soldiers in France must be restricted to parcels of not More than seven pounds each. The Post office department has announced that it had been informed by the american postal authorities in France that under the arrangements with the French railways the French postal service is unable to carry in the parcel Post packages in excess of seven pounds. Candidate for town clerk. One of the latest entrants into the race for town clerk and treasurer is Van Hamilton who has filed his petition and is nov making a canvass for votes with encouraging results. Or. Hamilton has always been a staunch Republican not or by voting with the g. O. P. Without a break but has been a hard and effective worker in the party ranks since casting his first vote. He is Well qualified to fulfil the duties of the office he seeks and should have the Hearty endorsement of every voter who believes in having the affairs of the City taken care of in a business like manner. Williamsport wins the of foot Ball played on Swan s Field at this place sunday of nourished when other foods Are sub j ter noon Between the local team and statute a in part or in whole for some a the team from Pence resulted in a that is the i accustomed to use i lop sided game the visitors carrying detailed for 35 to 0 shows and a number of teens close by. Last in to a quot movie quot which Cost 30 centimes about 6 cents of our Money. The pictures were the same As we see in the states and in fact better than the usual u. S. Movie. The show itself was in a queer High roofed French building which had been fixed up As a theater. Soldiers from All parts of the world were present. The other Day i took a ride on a truck and saw a Good Many interesting things. We used to think of the big quot tanks quot As being More or less of a myth. However any doubt regarding their existence is readily dispelled Over Here and i saw Large extra duty since i have been Here. Have never been on guard duty yet but have been looking for it any Day. Come How army can-1 Are the boys How do they like it i went school. Tell Floyd to take his thumb out of his Mouth i can see him sitting there with it in his Mouth right now. Tell Wilbur to hurry up and get his lesson for tomorrow for i know it is hard by experience. Wish i had a Ford Down Here and yet Don t know what i would do with it. Well i Don t know much news to write. How soon is the other Bunch coming Down Here Well hoping to hear from you soon and see you the last of the week will close for this time. Your brother numbers of them the training Fields. In operation at the men in the Dick continued on Page 4. Will perhaps be More varied in Many i score. Pence put up a stiffer game cases and this will be a distinct gain than the score would indicate and since a varied diet is More whole were fighting As hard at the end of some and attractive than a Monotone the game As when it began. Many Ous one. For example it is entire-1 bloody noses and scarred features by possible to substitute peas Beans resulted from the encounter one of cottage cheese and fish for part of which belonged to quot Doc quot Bowlus the meat ordinarily consumed with who received a broken nose. This out loss of nutritive value or Palata is the second game played Between ability. Potatoes May replace a cer these two teams the first resulting Tain amount of bread. Fruits and in a score of 12 to 0 in favor of Pence Sweet potatoes May be used to save i sugar. When fruits and vegetables i property for Sale Are abundant their use May be in-1 seven room House Good Bam creased without lessening the food lots of fruit cellar Cistern and Well value or attractiveness of the diet in Good location in Wilma sport. Or seriously altering food habits. A terms to suit purchaser. Farmers bulletin 871, quot fresh fruits j c. Edward Holston. As conserves of other Staple foods quot tells How this May be done. I a Box supper will be held Friday night nov. 2, at the Calton school the Liberty loan drive in this 2 Miles Northwest of Jud Yville. County last week resulted m an Over everyone is cordially invited to at subscription which is line with past tend. Perform chances of Warren county. Helen Delaney teacher

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